Johann Christian Bach - Six Sonatas Op.16 | Brilliant Classics 94965BR

Johann Christian Bach - Six Sonatas Op.16

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Label: Brilliant Classics

Cat No: 94965BR

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Chamber

Release Date: 26th January 2015

Contents

Artists

Lina Uinskyte (violin)
Marco Ruggeri (harpsichord)

Works

Bach, Johann Christian

Sonatas for keyboard and violin (6), op.16, WB10-15a

Artists

Lina Uinskyte (violin)
Marco Ruggeri (harpsichord)

About

Johann Christian Bach, youngest son of the great Johann Sebastian, is often called 'The London Bach', as he spent most of his active life in the British capital - a teacher of the Royal family, friend of the young Mozart, and very successful composer of instrumental music and Opera in Italian style.

The six sonatas for harpsichord and violin (note the order of the instruments!) are written in (pre) Classical style, full of wit, instrumental flourish and belcanto‐like melodies, no doubt inspired by the composerís operatic style.

They are played with charm, virtuosity and 'Spielfreude' by the Lithuanian‐Italian Duo Lina Uinskyte and Marco Ruggeri.

Booklet contains liner notes, biographies and information on the instruments.

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